Canal Parade’s future in the balance? Want to have your say? Fill in the poll.

Canal Parade’s future in the balance? Want to have your say? Fill in the poll.

The city council of Amsterdam has started an online poll among citizens about the Canal Parade. They want to know what they think about this iconic event of the Amsterdam Pride. Among LGBTQI+ people in Amsterdam it has raised the fear it might be a step towards banning the Canal Parade. A poll of doubtful quality In seven questions people are asked what they think of the Canal Parade and if they have visited the…

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Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

The Amsterdam Pride organization has selected the participants for the Canal Parade 2018. The Amsterdam Pride is this year from 28th of July till the 5th of August. The most notable addition this year is the boat of Iranian LGBTQI people. Last year their participation was cancelled, because their boat malfunctioned. The Amsterdam Pride organization wanted to give them a second chance because the boat highlights the dire situation of LGBTQI people in Iran, where…

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Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights Old and new traditions

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights Old and new traditions

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 is coming up from July 29th till August 6th. Two weeks long Amsterdam and some places around it, will be filled with all kinds of activities by and for the LGBTQI+ community. The amount of activities is so great, that we at GayLINC make a series of articles to highlight some noteworthy events. This article focuses on the traditional highlights of Amsterdam Gay Pride: the established ones and the newly started….

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Lawyers in a fight over Canal Parade boat Report from the frontline of LGBTQI liberation

Lawyers in a fight over Canal Parade boat Report from the frontline of LGBTQI liberation

Recently the list of participating boats of the Canal Parade of 2017 was announced. As every year there are winners and losers. There are after all more applicants for the number of available places in the Parade. It has led to a debate about the character of the Canal Parade. Should it be predominantly be a LGBTQ parade or an  inclusive one, with many straight allies on the boats as well? No less than the lawyers…

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(re)view Canal ‘Euro’ Pride 2016

(re)view Canal ‘Euro’ Pride 2016

The Canal Parade ‘Europride 2016’ was marvellous! Gaylinc was there, taking pictures of the boats, the guys and girls on the boats and some of the -also good looking- audience. Do you want to see it (again)?  Take a look at our pictures presentation:   This great parade of boats makes you wonder what the colourful canals will look like on the next edition on august 5 2017. 

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